The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Attendant \At*tend"ant\, a. [F. attendant, p. pr. of attendre.
See Attend, v. t.]
1. Being present, or in the train; accompanying; in waiting.
From the attendant flotilla rang notes triumph.
Cherub and Seraph . . . attendant on their Lord.
2. Accompanying, connected with, or immediately following, as
consequential; consequent; as, intemperance with all its
The natural melancholy attendant upon his situation
added to the gloom of the owner of the mansion.
3. (Law) Depending on, or owing duty or service to; as, the
widow attendant to the heir. --Cowell.
Attendant keys (Mus.), the keys or scales most nearly
related to, or having most in common with, the principal
key; those, namely, of its fifth above, or dominant, its
fifth below (fourth above), or subdominant, and its
relative minor or major.